Nokia has announced an software update for current Nokia X series of smartphone. The update is available for Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL. The update brings many features which were introduced with Nokia X2 Dual Sim. The update comes after Microsoft has ended support for Nokia X, which means no new devices will be launched in Nokia X series and there will not be any future developments.
Microsoft has added many new features to Nokia X devices like App Switcher, updated Nokia Store and integrated with more Microsoft services. The devices are now more turned into Microsoft Eco-system.
- App Switcher: You can access it by swiping down from the top of the screen and tapping the app switcher icon. Select the app you want to switch to, or tap the X icon to close an app.
- Nokia Store: Nokia Store now makes it easier to search, find and download games or apps onto your Nokia X. Nokia Store also integrates other third-party app stores, which means all of your app exploring can be done under one roof
- Microsoft services : Nokia X now comes pre-installed with more Microsoft apps like Outlook.com, OneDrive and OneNote.
The Nokia X Software platform V1.2 update is now available to all existing Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL users. The update can be installed through over the air(OTA) update. If you are not getting the notification for the update you check it manually by going to settings > About phone > System updates > Check now.
Although, Microsoft has seeded an update for Nokia X series, it still misses Google Services like GMail, Youtube, Google Maps and many more. For installing this services you will need to root the device.
All the Nokia X devices are doesn’t support WhatsApp Messenger out of the box. For this there are several tricks by which you can install whatspp on Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL.
Check the Complete comparison between Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL below.
|Specification||Nokia X||Nokia X+||Nokia XL|
|Display||4-inch WVGA (480×800 pixels) with 233 ppi||4-inch WVGA (480×800 pixels) with 233 ppi||5- inch WVGA (480x800 pixels) with 187ppi|
|Processor||1GHZ dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor||1GHZ dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor||1GHZ dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor|
|Camera||3MP rear camera||3MP rear camera||5MP rear camera and 2MP front camera|
|Internal Memory||4GB Internal Memory, Expandable upto 32 GB using MicroSD Card||4GB Internal Memory, Expandable upto 32 GB using MicroSD Card||4GB Internal Memory, Expandable upto 32 GB using MicroSD Card|
|Connectivity||Dual-SIM, 3G HSDPA, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi||Dual-SIM, 3G HSDPA, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi||Dual-SIM, 3G HSDPA, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi|
|Battery||1,500mAh||1,500mAh Battery||2,000mAh Battery|
|Dimensions||115.5x63x10.4 mm, 128.7 grams||115.5x63x10.4 mm, 128.7 grams||141.4×77.7×10.9 mm, 190 grams|
|Software||Android AOSP based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean||Android AOSP based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean||Android AOSP based on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean|